Answer to Question #38517 in Inorganic Chemistry for jameel
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sir can we Mercury (Hg) oxides with water please reply me
Mercury is located on the right from the H2 in the electrochemical row of metals. The electrod pair Hg2+/Hg0 has the positive potential +0.801 V. That is why Mercury can not be oxidated by water.